Silvía Night fails in bid for Eurovision Song Contest finals

Icelandic pop culture phenom Silvía Nótt – or Silvía Night, if you prefer – failed to make it through to the Eurovision Song Contest finals in Athens last night. Silvía, a character played by actress Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir who represented Iceland in the contest, was nothing if not controversial, swearing onstage during rehearsals, shouting derogatory comments at Greek stagehands and generally exhibiting excessive diva-like behavior.

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